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English noun: gasconade

1. gasconade (communication) an instance of boastful talk

SamplesHis brag is worse than his fight.
Whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade.

Synonymsbrag, bragging, crow, crowing, line-shooting, vaporing

Broader (hypernym)boast, boasting, jactitation, self-praise

English verb: gasconade

1. gasconade (communication) show off

Synonymsblow, bluster, boast, brag, gas, shoot a line, swash, tout, vaunt

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE.
Somebody ----s to somebody

Broader (hypernym)amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate

Narrower (hyponym)crow, gloat, puff, triumph

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